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  1. 22 January 2016 - Design

    Merchant Builders: Celebrating a fifty-year legacy

    The fifty-year legacy of one of Australia's most influential project house-building companies has become the focus of a research project and exhibition.

  2. Podcast15 January 2016 - Up Close

    Melody and mayhem: Music, the law, and incitement to violence

    The complex nexus between sound and the law – from musical incitement to violence, to sonic crowd control, to the very deliberate design of courtroom acoustics.

  3. 25 November 2015 - Design

    Skyscrapers: How tall is too tall?

    Buildings are getting taller as technology advances, so we asked an expert – how high is too high?

  4. 21 October 2015 - Design

    Buildings that look like Beyoncé

    Architects have been designing buildings based on the female form for decades, long before Beyoncé's silhouette in her Ghost video clip inspired a skyscraper.

  5. 5 October 2015 - Go Figure

    Why gargoyles and gryphons keep watch over cities

    From mythical beasts on churches to skilled stoneworks on rows of terraced houses, the design features of buildings map a city's history.

  6. 25 August 2015 - Design

    Sustainability hits the world stage

    Tanja Beer is showcasing sustainability ideas with the world's first edible, recyclable, biodegradable stage.

  7. 20 August 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Teaching Workshop breaks new ground in design technology

    The VCA's Teaching Workshop has transcended from an industrial blue-collar workshop to become a cutting edge research facility.

  8. 7 August 2015 - Design

    Why you should turn off the light

    While lights may make our streets safer after dark, artificial light at night has been shown to pose a range of health risks.